Have you ever wondered, "What happens to circumcised foreskins?" Well, you're not alone! Although many foreskins are discarded and disposed of, researchers have found ways to put foreskin to good use in the medical field. See, foreskin is full of fibroblasts, or cells that produce collagen. Collagen is a protein that holds connective tissue together - and it plays a big part in maintaining smooth, youthful-looking skin. You see where this is going, right?
There are a lot of uses for foreskin, but a lot of them involve beauty products. Eye creams, facial fillers - if it keeps your skin tight, you've probably got a circumcision to thank. But those fibroblasts do other useful things too - they can help heal bedsores or build stem cells. Here are some facts about the surprising things circumcised foreskins are used for.
Stimulating Hair Growth
Creating Stem Cells
Restoring Aging Or Damaged Skin